Diagram 2-20: Wall type 2.3 and 2.4 – external cavity wall with masonry inner leaf – stagger
Diagram 2-21: Wall type 2 – tied junction – external cavity wall with internal masonry wall
2.77 Where the external wall is a cavity wall:
2.78 Where the inner leaf of an external cavity wall is of framed construction, the framed inner leaf should:
The wall finish of the inner leaf of the external wall should be:
Diagram 2-22: Wall type 2 – external cavity wall with timber frame inner leaf
2.79 No guidance available (seek specialist advice).
2.80 There are no restrictions on internal framed walls meeting a type 2 separating wall.
2.81 Internal masonry walls that abut a type 2 separating wall should have a mass per unit area of at least 120 kg/m2 excluding finish.
2.82 Where there is a separating floor, internal masonry walls should have a mass per unit area of at least 120 kg/m2 excluding finish.
2.83 When there is no separating floor with separating wall type 2.3 or 2.4 there is no minimum mass per unit area for internal masonry walls.
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